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CSPAN
Nov 12, 2012 5:00pm EST
. that's what they use. they resist change and coordination. they resist trying to work together and that is the fundamental problem we have. >> we tried to switch off occasionally. i think one of the other issues i wanted to ask about was counseling because the coordination program as well as the transition gps program that the president has proposed and we are moving forward on call for the counselors and we know the problems and mental health, but how are we planning for the kind of counselors agree to be needed for this? because clearly they have to be cross trained in many ways understanding both systems as well as small business, etc.. how are we planning for the emerging of these kind of folks that are going to be critical to this but we don't have them in any great number. >> that, i think is the key to making this transition work is to have the counselors that are familiar both with veterans and the defense areas. what are the benefits, what are the opportunities that are available and be able to present that. so it is going to take some training of the people that are going
CSPAN
Nov 12, 2012 8:30am EST
excellent idea. unfortunately, only one-third of that is going to be used. so $200 million is going to go unspent that can go out and serve unserved america today. the same issue will be in front of us in 2013. that's what windstream's waiver is all about, is there other ways to think about this other than setting the 775 limit. and beyond that i think getting on to the model that we need going forward for universal service funding. the industry, the usta has put forth a model, but the fcc has to come up with their own model which will drive caf ii is what we're calling it, the connect america fund 2, so that's where the biggest bang for the buck will be in our business. because remember, as we looked at these more than minor changes in the financials of the telephone companies across the country, it was so important that we do these two things coincidentally. we kind of got a little bit out of sync. we've gotten one done very effectively, efficiently and fast. it's happen realtime, it's showing up in the numbers today, we've just got to work this usf thing out x it's about the cons
CSPAN
Nov 12, 2012 12:00pm EST
far it takes us i think realistically manufacturing is going to decline as a share of our economy just as our agriculture has declined as a share of our economy we are still will world's largest exporter i believe, but to get a number of jobs to stop declining and to start going up in a more sustainable way. >> i agree. >> i'm going to make a positive energy point and then ask questions. the point is when it comes to the actual destruction those are high paying jobs because we can't outsource them and so i think that is one area you are seeing the wages actually going up. having said that, do you worry that this is going to become a really divisive issue in your party because there is a leaning in the democratic party that is pretty and i fossil fuel and is not greeting the discovery of these new sources of fossil fuels, natural gas not so bad but some of the techniques for extracting it like fracking are not in environmentalists favorite thing so will you we start seeing some de tension and the people welcoming this as a source of jobs and economic growth and the environmental wi
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